Monday November 12, 2001

US date format: 11/12/2001, UK date format: 12/11/2001

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 12, 2001). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Family Affair by Mary J. Blige. In UK Because I Got High by Afroman was in the top 5 hits. Gasoline, directed by Monica Stambrini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while The Sigma Protocol by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Justice League. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lego Creator: Harry Potter or Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
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Events

  • In New York City, American Airlines Flight 587, an Airbus A300 en route to the Dominican Republic, crashes minutes after takeoff from John F. Kennedy International Airport, killing all 260 on board and five on the ground.
  • (to November 13) Stack's of New York sells at auction the finest known 1893-S Morgan dollar for US$414,000, second highest price paid for a Morgan dollar at auction.
  • Doha Round: The World Trade Organization ends a 4-day ministerial conference in Doha, Qatar.
  • Symbionese Liberation Army member Kathleen Soliah (Sara Jane Olsen) withdraws her previous guilty plea.
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Movies

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Gasoline

Gasoline

Directed by: Monica Stambrini

Starring: Maya Sansa, Regina Orioli, Mariella Valentini, Chiara Conti

Frailty

Frailty

Directed by: Bill Paxton

Starring: Bill Paxton, Matthew McConaughey, Powers Boothe, Matt O'Leary

Monster's Ball

Monster's Ball

Directed by: Marc Forster

Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Halle Berry, Taylor Simpson, Gabrielle Witcher

Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines

Directed by: John Moore

Starring: Gene Hackman, Owen Wilson, Gabriel Macht, Charles Malik Whitfield

Black Knight

Black Knight

Directed by: Gil Junger

Starring: Martin Lawrence, Marsha Thomason, Tom Wilkinson, Vincent Regan

Sport Games on November 12, 2001

Sport Games on November 12, 2001


Serie B

Football (Italy)
  • Vicenza - Ancona : 2 - 1
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TV Series

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Justice League

Justice League

Written by:

Starring: Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr, Kevin Conroy

Country: United States of America

The Kumars at No. 42

The Kumars at No. 42

Sitting Ducks

Sitting Ducks

Directed by: Henry Jaglom

Being Eve

Being Eve

24Seven

24Seven

Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Sigma Protocol by Robert Ludlum

The Sigma Protocol

By:

Ben Hartman is vacationing in Zurich, Switzerland when he chances upon his old friend Jimmy Cavanaugh―a madman who's armed and programmed to assassinate.

Q by Quincy Jones

Q

By:

Musician, composer, producer, arranger, and pioneering entrepreneur Quincy Jones has lived large and worked for five decades alongside the superstars of music and entertainment -- including Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, Steven

The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

The Corrections

By:

Winner of the 2001 National Book Award for FictionAfter almost fifty years as a wife and mother, Enid Lambert is ready to have some fun. Unfortunately, her husband, Alfred, is losing his sanity to Parkinson's disease, and their children have …

Crossing Over by John Edward

Crossing Over

By:

John Edward takes his fans with him on the extraordinary journey that has been his life. In the style of his TV show and personal appearances—poignant, funny, and remarkably candid—John Edward deals

War In A Time Of Peace by David Halberstam

War In A Time Of Peace

By:

Pulitzer Prize­-winning journalist David Halberstam chronicles Washington politics and foreign policy in post­ Cold War America.Evoking the internal conflicts, unchecked egos, and power struggles within the White House, the State Department,

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Fly! II

Fly! II

Platform: Microsoft Windows Apple Macintosh

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Gathering of Developers

Lego Creator: Harry Potter

Lego Creator: Harry Potter

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Construction and management simulation

Publisher: Lego Software

Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds

Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: LucasArts, Disney Interactive Studios (since 2012)

Cube

Cube

Platform: Cross-platform

Genre: First-person shooter

21-Two One-

21-Two One-

Platform: Windows, Dreamcast

Genre: Romance, Mystery

Publisher: BasiL (Windows) PrincessSoft (DC)

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $39.40
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $18.66
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $64.70
  • General Electric GE: opens at $39.90
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $113.00

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 120.41 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.6024 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.6355 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 107.73 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6151 GBP

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